Amberboa


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Noun1.Amberboa - herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia cultivated for their flowers
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Amberboa moschata, Centaurea moschata, sweet sultan - Asian plant widely grown for its sweetly fragrant pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Centaurea
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Amberboa muricata 'Sweet Sultan' Good for attracting bees and butterflies to the garden, with purple-mauve fluffy flowers atop tall stems.
The selection includes Scabious 'Oxford Blue', Ammi majus 'Graceland' Cosmidium burridgeanum 'Philippine', Nigella bucharica 'Blue Stars', Orlaya grandiflora, Amberboa muricata and Calendula 'Sherbet Fizz'.